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lacquer

(lak′ĕr) [Portuguese lacre, ult. fr Persian lâk, (tree) resin, lac]
A resin or varnish that leaves a tough coating on a surface. It may be impregnated with medication, e.g., in the treatment of diseases of the toenails or fingernails.
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Master artisans in block printing and lacquer art will be invited to conduct classes.
He was born in Takeo province in 1944 and moved to Phnom Penh in 1953, where he would go on to learn how to make lacquer masks at a fine arts school.
Rummaging around an antiques fair last weekend, we found a dusty old cinnabar lacquer lidded box, ideal for a dressing table or for holding paper clips on a desktop.
Photos: Woolley & Wallis after layer of thin coatings of lacquer to a wooden base, each of which needed to cure before it could be polished so the next one could be applied.
Photo: Woolley & Wallis Buyers A very rare and magnificent imperial threecolour carved 'Nine Dragon' lacquer throne, dating from the Qianlong period (1736-1795).
OPI Nail Lacquer How Does Your Zen Garden Grow and All Your Dreams in Vending Machines, PS10.80 each (was PS13.50).
Production, Distribution and Appreciation: New Aspects of East Asian Lacquer Ware
The European mania for 'Japanning' recognised the painterly style that distinguishes Japanese techniques in the ancient art of lacquer. While in the last decade some particularly fine pieces have sold for six-figure sums, lacquerware is still good value for money
A Japanese lacquer artifact put on loan at the Nantou Craft Exhibition kicked off July 7 hogged the limelight with its striking resemblance to bronze works.
Myopic maculopathy, such as diffuse and patchy chorioretinal atrophy, lacquer cracks, myopic choroidal neovascularization (CNV), myopic subretinal hemorrhage (mSH), and posterior staphyloma, has been reported to be a significant cause of visual impairment and legal blindness worldwide, especially in Asian countries [1-4].
For the first time, Montblanc has developed a multi-colour stripe lacquering process that involves more than 10 different steps from treating the base metal before meticulously lacquering the five colours onto the metal tube in perfectly equal stripes before applying a transparent lacquer. In homage to their many recordings at the legendary Abbey Road studios, the shape of the cap top evokes a microphone and the cone resembles the button on the mixing table from the recording studio.
VISIT any antiques fair this weekend and I'll wager you'll find at least one example of Chinese lacquer. It comes in all shapes and sizes from vases and figurines to boxes with a myriad of uses for holding everything from playing cards to ladies' gloves.